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Houma, LA
A 19-year-old male asked:

Sore throat, cough, stuffy/runny nose, severe body aches, sneezing! all started 3 days ago. i'm now having moderate shortness of breath. is this flu?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Flu: It sounds like it or a virus like the flu. Stay hydrated and treat the fever. U may need a flu Swab and tamifu if positive
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Could be: Contact your Primary Care Provider! There is medication which will help modify your infection! Do it soon!! Dr Z
Last updated Mar 27, 2018

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